Queens & Funerary traditions

As a departure doula, I’m fascinated with the funerary and mourning rituals surrounding the death of Queen Elizabeth. Did you know most of our current “traditional” funeral customs came from another queen?

Some quick thoughts about howVictorian tradition shaped our modern funeral industry.

Media Monday: Last responders in Vanity Fair

For Media Monday: A friend shared this article last week, and I’m not sure how I missed it earlier. Mass death and the effects it has on last responders is an issue I’ve long been interested in. This article mentions 9/11 because it is focused on New York during the height of the pandemic, butContinue reading “Media Monday: Last responders in Vanity Fair”